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The number of mobile cyber security attacks is continuing to grow. There are millions of mobile devices being infected by malicious code every day. The Ponemon Institute and IBM Security study, which researched security practices in over 400 large organizations, found that average companies only test their half of the mobile apps they develop. Around 50% of these organizations were found to… Read more

Tags: mobile security

The Odd Hours ProblemIt's Thursday, before 3:00 am. Your alarm clock rings. Within minutes, you're up and ready to attend the fourth day of your live online training class starting at 3:00 am. Your security software class, which includes a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, will continue until 11:00 am. After that, you'll get a few hours of… Read more

Tags: training, acse, best practices

I make every effort to be thorough and hit every aspect, there are times that I inadvertently omit things or skip them due to scope, time, length or applicability. I am admittedly not a Powershell guru, but I am interested to see how this plays out. Email any questions you have about this or any other topic to blog@advancedpersistentsecurity… Read more

Tags: open source, powershell

A roundup of the week’s news, commentary, and observations.This week has ended with news of what appears to yet again be the biggest hack ever. But you’re probably tired of reading about it everywhere, so I’ll keep quiet about it.A detailed account by Wired on how it made the move from plain… Read more

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One of my favorite books about information security is Ghost in the Wires, by Kevin Mitnick.Kevin, of course is one of the notorious early hackers whose exploits are brilliant and quite entertaining. If you have not already done so, add that book to your reading list. This post however is not a book review.I was reminded of Kevin… Read more

Tags: physical security

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